• Managing Director
  • 4iP Council EU

Axel Ferrazzini is a seasoned intellectual property expert and innovator whose experience straddles technology research and development, business management and public policy development.

Axel joined 4iP Council as Managing Director in September 2017 from BlackBerry where for a decade he had multiple responsibilities including the company’s standards intellectual property policy strategy. Axel has held Board level and advisory positions with standards developing organisations as well as trade associations and is a current member of the Board of ETSI since 2014.

Axel holds more than 20 patents. He has an MS in Computer Science and an Executive MBA in strategy, entrepreneurship, innovation and management.

Now based in Brussels, Axel has lived in Canada, France, Germany, India and Singapore.